What can you and your students accomplish the last few weeks of school? Educators share activities that align learning with fun and help ensure a fruitful conclusion.
Author: Susan Curtis
Hands-on learning can spark students’ imagination when school moves outdoors. It can also increase engagement & improve academic performance. Teachers and administrators from coast to coast are finding ways to open doors to Nature.
Where does humor fit into the classroom? Just about anywhere! Check out these refreshed resources on why humor works, how to share it & where to find it.
Women’s history is no longer in hiding, thanks to scholars who are documenting women’s impact on society. Middle grades teachers can help their students trace that history with these resources, just updated and expanded for Women’s History Month in March.
Africans Americans faced severe repression when Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926. In February we remember through teaching resources and trace the impact of African Americans in politics, the arts, and science. Then we take a look at the future of Black History Month.
Beginning your first year as a middle level teacher? Our resource collection points to plenty of how-to advice that will guide you through the first weeks of school, all the way to that Christmas smile. We begin with quick links to some of our favorite articles about mastering the middle.
Call it grit or resilience, it’s a behavior that can serve students well. We’ve gathered advocates’ views, pushback from critics and ideas to build it.
From classroom to building to district, implementing these educators’ ideas can strengthen the conferences to benefit the kids. Included: Student Led Conferences
In a season filled with celebrations, MiddleWeb celebrates teachers by sharing some insights into the teaching life, offered by our bloggers and guest writers. We begin with the wonderful 2014 book, Teaching with Heart.
Facing the ‘December Dilemma’ of how to include winter holidays in the instructional day? This MiddleWeb resource offers a multi-faceted look at religious and non-religious aspects of the season, legal issues, and some ideas for seasonal lesson planning.